The Blog

Month: December 2023

Market Research on a Budget: Practical Tips for Start-ups

Thursday, December 21st, 2023

Understanding your market is crucial for business success, especially for new ventures. Market research helps you grasp what your potential customers desire and how to outshine your competitors. The good news for small businesses is that effective market research doesn’t have to break the bank. Before you start, make sure your business idea is on [Read more…]

Navigating New Waters: Tips for Starting a New Job

Thursday, December 21st, 2023

If you’re starting a new job and worried you’ll be all at sea, you’re not alone. More than one in three employeessay that they didn’t have any kind of onboarding process to introduce them to their role and help them settle in quickly. What employees want, according to a survey by HR tech firm Talmundo, [Read more…]

Had some negative feedback? Here’s how to respond…

Thursday, December 21st, 2023

It’s that moment we all hate. Whether you get the call to step into the boss’s office or receive a complaint from a client or customer, it’s painful to hear someone say they thought you did a bad job. But it’s also valuable information. Knowing where you need to improve your performance is vital to [Read more…]

Making Learning Stick: Five Insights from Psychology

Thursday, December 21st, 2023

If there ever was a time when you could leave learning behind when you walked through the school gates for the last time, it’s long gone. These days most of us find that we’re asked to regularly update our skills and go on training courses. And we’re bombarded by information in every aspect of our [Read more…]

Making Your Mark in Meetings: A Guide for All Personalities

Thursday, December 21st, 2023

When it comes to meetings, whether online or face-to-face, some of us need advice on how to speak more often – and some of us need advice on when to tone it down a bit. The best meetings have plenty of concise, pithy observations, with everyone contributing and everyone listening. If you have too many [Read more…]